Period
to 24 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 6 months to 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 102 56
Rank change year-on-year +27 -46 +40
Contract jobs citing VPN 17 13 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.48% 0.78% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.04% 5.31% 15.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 27
Milton Keynes median daily rate £325 £294 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.64% -34.14% +18.93%
10th Percentile £313 £114 £230
90th Percentile £369 £363 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £294 £448
% change year-on-year +10.64% -34.43% +0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% - -
10th Percentile £32.50 £17.50 £18.50
90th Percentile £37.50 £19.75 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -21.05% +15.15% -13.16%

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 188 245 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 16.33% 14.64% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 133 153
Milton Keynes median daily rate £420 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £218 £300
90th Percentile £534 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £425 £405
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 6
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £27.24 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.37% +26.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £12.59 £15.90 £11.75
90th Percentile £51.00 £60.00 £29.13
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £22.68 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +19.36% +26.67% -6.98%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VPN in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VPN.

1 13 (76.47%) ITIL
1 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 12 (70.59%) ITIL V3
2 12 (70.59%) Oracle
3 11 (64.71%) SAP
3 11 (64.71%) ERP
3 11 (64.71%) NFS
3 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
3 11 (64.71%) SC Cleared
3 11 (64.71%) Incident Management
3 11 (64.71%) Problem Management
4 5 (29.41%) Capacity Management
5 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
7 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.76%) Wireless
7 2 (11.76%) LAN
7 2 (11.76%) WAN
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) McAfee
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (11.76%) Change Management
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) VMware
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco
7 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
7 2 (11.76%) SCCM

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) GroupWise
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Domino
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) Wireless
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) FishEye
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
1 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Incident Manager
1 11 (64.71%) Major Incident Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Administrator
2 1 (5.88%) Analyst
2 1 (5.88%) Architect
2 1 (5.88%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Change Manager
2 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
2 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Project Change Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (5.88%) Wintel Administrator
2 1 (5.88%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) COM
1 1 (5.88%) Java EE
1 1 (5.88%) JMS
1 1 (5.88%) JTA
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) BYOD
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) ITIL
2 12 (70.59%) ITIL V3
3 11 (64.71%) ERP
3 11 (64.71%) Incident Management
3 11 (64.71%) Problem Management
4 5 (29.41%) Capacity Management
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Application Performance Management
6 1 (5.88%) Availability Management
6 1 (5.88%) Behavioural Change
6 1 (5.88%) Commercial Awareness
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 11 (64.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) NFS
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Oracle
2 11 (64.71%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) McAfee
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (5.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (5.88%) AppDynamics
4 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.88%) Brocade
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Splunk
4 1 (5.88%) White Clarke